Photographer's Note

In 1998 we headed out to Cappadocia from Istanbul (flying to Kayseri and then a minibus). At that time Cappadocia was just starting to become more popular with tourists but without what so many photos show these days - hot air balloons.
I'm starting with some photos of what attracts people there - the strange tufa (a soft limestone rock) formations. People had lived in carved out houses within the pinnacles and in cliff faces for centuries and when we visited some still did. Our accommodation was actually in a tufa cave like room.
The main photo shows some of the pinnacles just on the edge of the main town of Goreme. You can see some doors and windows.
In the WS are 2 more photos. 1 shows lots of rooms carved into the tufa but now exposed by erosion. In the other you can see lots of evidence that they used to like pigeons.
Scanned from negatives.

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Additional Photos by Ian Fegent (ifege) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4234 W: 102 N: 11935] (49505)
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